Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Professional athletes live in the limelight. The media keeps us up to date with their lives throughout their careers. But, what we don’t know is what happens when they set aside their sports careers.

Scotty “The Bulldog” Olson …”The crowd had never seen a 95 pound boxer knock someone out before”

For almost two decades Scotty Olson of Edmonton, Alberta was one of the most recognizable faces in Canadian boxing. Even though most Canadians remember Lennox Lewis and Razor Ruddock during Olson’s era (mostly because they competed in the higher profile heavyweight weight class), it...

Where are They Now: Bernie Nicholls “Pumperknickel”

Bernie Nichols
In an exciting new feature on the Independent Sports News, it is time to take a trip down memory lane and look back at some of Canada’s sports stars of the past. However, we will just not be looking back at the athletic excellence...

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